Category Archives for Garage

Father’s Day

My father’s day present arrived – thanks wifey!

10. August 2017 by Jens
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Something doesn’t smell right

Less than a mile into taking my son to his soccer practice and my nose starts twitching.  Something doesn’t smell right.  Even with all the different sensations that a car like this provides, it’s amazing how in tune you become … Continue reading

05. July 2017 by Jens
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July 4 Car Show

My local town has ‘car cruise ins/car shows’ most nights during the summer.  Each evening is a set location – typically I’m not home in time to go to them, but the Independence Day holiday being on a Tuesday this … Continue reading

03. July 2017 by Jens
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Forum Friends

One of the things I love about Factory Five cars is their owners – a real community. After posting my predicament on a forum I had two offers of parts!  I paid for the shipping but ‘Roadwrench’ supplied me all … Continue reading

02. July 2017 by Jens
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$#$%!!!

Well, it turned out to not be a stone and the worst case – bearings. The outer bearing had completely disintegrated. I was lucky – the spindle had got so hot that the bearing had welded itself to the spindle. … Continue reading

14. June 2017 by Jens
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Open House : Uh Oh!

The day started out fantastic – an early start (sorry neighbours) and a 90 minute drive north to Albany, NY.  Watching the sun come up over the Taconic was incredible if a little chilly.  Got to Albany and met up … Continue reading

10. June 2017 by Jens
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Open House : Pre

The highlight of the year has often been a day trip to Wareham, Mass. for the Factory Five Open House.  A pilgrimage for many a car – this year was to be my first with the Cobra.  Preparations involved getting … Continue reading

04. June 2017 by Jens
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Wings ‘n Wheels : The Baptism

A local car show at the Dutchess County Airport, so I decided to head over.  Weather said 20% chance of rain – weather map looked OK – so I decided to risk it. I would never have imagined how so … Continue reading

03. June 2017 by Jens
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Boys’ Toys

27. May 2017 by Jens
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Lift Work

Putting the lift to good use.  Well, the manual did say to raise the mower to the highest setting!

30. April 2017 by Jens
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